dermoid

[dur-moid]

Origin of dermoid

First recorded in 1810–20; derm- + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for dermoid

dermoid

adjective
  1. of or resembling skin
noun
  1. a congenital cystic tumour whose walls are lined with epithelium
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dermoid in Medicine

dermoid

[dûrmoid′]
adj.
  1. Resembling skin; skinlike.
n.
  1. dermoid cyst
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